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A Book Of Sibyls

  [english | 1883]  

Anne Thackeray Ritchie


Excerpts: [... Mrs. Barbauld, their eldest child, was born here in 1743, and was christened Anna Ltitia, after some lady of high degree belonging to her mother's family. ...... now farewell,' she writes in conclusion: 'I shall write to you no more under this name but under any name, in every situation, at any distance of ...... ever been devised and we can agree with her brother, Dr. Aikin, when ...]
Genres: [women studies | essays | biographyDownloads: 279

A Domestic Problem

  [english | 1895]  

Abby Morton Diaz


Summary: [A Domestic Problem Work And Culture In The Household by Mrs Abby Morton Diaz. A Domestic Problem Work and Culture in the Household. please visit www.valdebooks.com for a full list of titles]
Genres: [non fiction | women studiesDownloads: 156

A Girl Among The Anarchists

  [english | 1903]  

Isabel Meredith


Excerpts: [... that Anarchists are curiously interesting, and not the less in need of observation from the fact that apparently none of the social quacks who prescribe ...... of thought he had accompanied me more than once to the Nekrovitchs', whom he liked much, but he had no longer the time to devote much thought to such ...... requires revolutionists, we need propagandists, we need workers, we ...]
Genres: [politics | biography | women studiesDownloads: 138

A Mountain Woman

  [english | ]  

Elia Peattie


Summary: [A mountain woman.--Jim Lancys Waterloo.--The three Johns.--A resuscitation.--Two pioneers.--Up the gulch.--A Michigan man.--A lady of yesterday.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | women studies | short story collectionDownloads: 80

An Account Of The Proceedings On The Trial Of Susan B

  [english | 1874]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... SUSAN B. ANTHONY. DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,. IN AND FOR THE. NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. * * *. At a stated ...... that judgment, her offering her vote and its being received makes a criminal offence-a proposition to me most abhorrent, as I believe it will be equally ...... of Georgia (2 Dallas, 419-471), although the learned Chief Justice had of course no ...]
Genres: [women studies | historyDownloads: 134

Are Women People

  [english | 1915]  

Alice Duer Miller


Excerpts: [... legislators legislate for nothing. Oh, no they are paid a salary. By whom. By the people. Are women people. Of course, my son, just as much ...... in the midst of such enjoyments, smother. The impulse to extol your sainted mother.. On Not Believing All You Hear. (Women are angels, ...... on the fence, the other much opposed, And my sister lives in Oregon, and thinks the question's ...]
Genres: [humor | poetry | women studiesDownloads: 186

Balcony Stories

  [english | 1892]  

Grace King


Summary: [Grace Elizabeth King (November 29 1852 - January 12 1932) was an American author of Louisiana stories history and biography and a leader in historical and literary activities. Born in New Orleans into an aristocratic family that had been impoverished by the American Civil War she studied under Charles Gayarr and eventually found her living in writing among her subjects were other women who had ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literature | women studiesDownloads: 433

Birth Control

  [english | ]  

Halliday Sutherland


Excerpts: [... HIGH DEATH-RATES. Section 1. POVERTY AS NOW EXISTING. Section 2. HIGH BIRTH-RATE NOT THE CAUSE OF HIGH DEATH-RATE: PROVED FROM STATISTICS (a) Canada ...... long ago if the increase of population had not been limited by certain factors, ranging from celibacy and late marriages to famines, diseases, wars, ...... works of Sir William Gull. Causes affecting health and shortening life ...]
Genres: [women studies | religion | healthDownloads: 88

Castle Craneycrow

  [english | 1902]  

George Barr Mccutcheon


Summary: [BAL]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romance | women studiesDownloads: 484

Characteristics Of Women

  [english | 1889]  

Anna Brownwell Jameson


Excerpts: [... we have no means of reconciling, though doubtless they might be reconciled if we knew the whole, instead of a part. MEDON. But instance-instance. ALDA. Examples ...... ourselves. He has a lofty and a fearless trust in his own powers, and in the beauty and excellence of virtue and with his eye fixed on the lode-star ...... hope and joy and her wit has not a particle of malevolence ...]
Genres: [women studiesDownloads: 475

Citizenship

  [english | 1920]  

Emma Guy Cromwell


Excerpts: [... are maintained by the government where justice may be found. The laws of our nation are the rules made by the government to guide our actions. ...... pertaining to school matters. One provides for the appointment of the Superintendent of Public Instruction by the Governor, and the other amendment ...... by the people. To be a member of the House of Representatives in Congress the ...]
Genres: [politics | women studiesDownloads: 329

Confidences

  [english | 1911]  

Edith Belle Lowry


Summary: [Letters: Books. Henry James. Alphonso Daudet. Guy de Maupassant. Anatole France. Turgenev. Stephen Crane: a note without dates. Tales of the sea. An observer in Malaya. A happy wanderer. The life beyond. The ascending effort. The censor of plays.--Life: Autocracy and war. The crime of partition. A note on the Polish problem. Poland revisited. First news. Well done. Tradition. Confidence. Flight. S]
Genres: [health | women studies | non fictionDownloads: 455

De Moedige Vrouw

  [dutch | 1899]  

Ellen Key


Summary: [Ellen Asher is an American science fiction editor. She was the editor in chief of the Science Fiction Book Club for thirty-four years from February 8 1973 through June 1 2007. Prior to joining the Science Fiction Book Club Asher was the science fiction editor for NAL when it was a subsidiary of Times Mirror. In 1984 Asher sat as a judge for the World Fantasy Awards. She was the recipient of ...]
Genres: [women studiesDownloads: 104

De Vrouw En De Vredesbeweging In Verband Met Het

  [dutch | 1917]  

Aletta Henritte Jacobs


Excerpts: [... Jacobs. /. Prijs f 0.10. DE VROUW EN DE VREDESBEWEGING IN VERBAND MET HET VROUWENKIESRECHT. door. Dr. ALETTA JACOBS. Overdruk uit het ...... - bij de vrouw in zucht tot opbouwen, tot conserveeren, tot behouden wat bestaat. Wel is waar heeft in den loop der tijden, door den beschavingsinvloed, ...... aangetoond, welken invloed de oorlog op het kinderlijk gemoed uitoefent, welke ...]
Genres: [women studies | non fiction | historyDownloads: 158

Elsie Inglis

  [english | 1920]  

Eva Shaw Mclaren


Excerpts: [... glorying in new adventure. There was no stagnation about Elsie Inglis. Independent, strong, keen (if sometimes impatient), and generous, from her childhood ...... wished to speak to him, while we three ran about, laughing and interested in everything. Then, at night, the shouting for him after we were in bed, and ...... medical learning. Along the pathway made easy for them by ...]
Genres: [biography | women studiesDownloads: 345

Grace Darling

  [english | 1875]  

Eva Hope


Summary: [Akua Lezli Hope is an African American woman artist poet and writer. Akua is a third generation New Yorker. She was born in Manhattan and grew up in the South Bronx and Queens. Akua has degrees from Williams College and Columbia University in psychology journalism and business. Akua is a talented woman with diverse interests including music. She also sings and plays the saxophone.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | biography | women studiesDownloads: 84

Herland

  [english | 1915]  

Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Summary: [Very fascinating utopian novel (or novella -- its a quick read). Dated in some ways but incredibly forward-looking in others.]
Genres: [women studies | science fiction | audiobookDownloads: 206

Herself

  [english | 1911]  

Edith Belle Lowry


Excerpts: [... it is that they be kept in good condition. From the end of each tube, but not directly connected with it, is suspended a small almond-shaped body ...... and the girl allowed to rest a day or two during her menstrual period. The girl at this age should not attempt to accomplish as much work or study ...... you about constipation. The womb may tip forward, pressing on the bladder and ...]
Genres: [health | women studies | non fictionDownloads: 425

In His Steps

  [english | ]  

Charles Sheldon


Summary: [Steps to an Ecology of Mind is a collection of Gregory Batesons short works over his long and varied career. Subject matter includes essays on anthropology cybernetics psychiatry and epistemology. It was originally published by Chandler Publishing Company in 1972. The book begins with a series of metalogues which take the form of conversations with his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson. The ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religion | women studiesDownloads: 412

In Seven Stages

  [english | 1891]  

Elizabeth Bisland


Excerpts: [... wished me to make the attempt, and I had earnestly endeavored to convince him that I meant to do nothing of the sort. To begin with, I didn't wish ...... antiquated billing and cooing was a pleasing enough thing to watch, it is notorious that even in these second bridal journeys the outsider is very ...... of a spendthrift. The train crawls along the edge of the harbor shut in ...]
Genres: [adventure | women studies | travelDownloads: 203
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